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Leland (Propeller), U19517, aground, 13 May 1879

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On Tuesday the barge LELAND was ashore at Cathead Point, Lake Michigan, and the VAN STRAUBENZIE on Bois Blanc Island.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, May 15, 1879

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      Cheboygan, May 13. -- The tug LEVIATHAN left today to rescue the barge LELAND, ashore at Cat Head Point, Lake Michigan. The tug BENNETT has gone to the schooner VAN STRAUBENZIE, ashore at Bois Blanc Island. Wind east and light; foggy.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Wednesday, May 14, 1879

Steam screw LELAND. U. S. No. 15917. Of 324.96 tons gross; 236.37 tons net. Built New Jerusalem, Ohio, 1873. Home port, Charlevoix, Mich. Of 130 horsepower [nominal]
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.18666 Longitude: -85.6187
William R. McNeil
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Leland (Propeller), U19517, aground, 13 May 1879